Kaval, a project of the state government in association with the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (Nimhans) for psychological rehabilitation of Children in Conflict with Law. The purpose of the program is to reach out children in conflict with law(CCL) and provide psycho social services for the children and their family. This will ensure holistic care focusing the preventive, promotive and curative aspects of mental health.
The psychosocial care program for Children in Conflict with Law is to be Implemented at four levels such as community, individual, family and at program and policy level, The preventive programs at community level need to be carried out by NGO/CBO, Schools and local self Government bodies to ensure better social environment as well as support Children in Conflict with Law In the community through support services from Government and Non-governmental organization.
Under the department of women and child development, Govt.of Kerala in collaboration with NIMHANS initiated the program on “ Psychosocial care for children in conflict with law in kerala” to address the issues of the child in conflict with law. Deena Daya Seva Trust is one of the two NGOs in Idukki district which implement Kaval project in this district. Kaval project was started in Idukki district during November 2018. One coordinator and one case worker having MSW qualification is working here for the implementation of the project.